Nov 23, 2012 8:00pm PST
this with monique can a novea campaigner for the drop the i word movement first of all you are from el salvador. did you come here legally yourself. >> no i didn't actually. >> you are illegal immigrant yourself? >>. no but that's not what i'm here to talk about. >> bill: i understand. we have to define how are in addition to what you believe. did you comen here illegally. >> iev came here as a war refugee. >> from he will el salvador. >> my family all easily got papers. >> bill: have you papers and you were here because of the -- you know i covered the war and actually when you left el salvador in 1982 i was there getting shot at. >> okay. >> bill: i know what you are going through and i'm happy you are here. >> i am happy i am here too. part of the drop the i word legacy is picking up where immigrants started doing immigrant rights work in the 1980s during the sanctuary movement telling their stories and putting humanity on the front burner and making sure that our laws were humane. it's the same thing that we are doing now. >> with your intent but you are misguided in the sense that you feel that
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and el salvador. guatemala's president calls it the largest quake to hit his country in more than 35 years. at least one person is dead and several others trapped when part of a shopping center collapses. that tops our news around the world in 80 seconds. guana, authorities say the top floor of the five story department store came crashing down in the capital city. amateur video shows a large crowd gathering around a pile of debris. rescuers pulled out several victims. the nation's president cancelled campaigning for the day to visit the site and donated it a disaster zone. chile. dozens of fishermen battled police in the capital city of santiago a limit over fishing. the fishermen claim it could cripple their business. they set up road blocks on threw stones. the cops fired back with water canons. gaza. police say expert hunters helped capture a crocodile that had been on the loose ever since it broke out of a zoo nearly two years ago. villagers say they spotted the thing in a sewage pool a few weeks ago and claim it ate some of their livestock. china, 2012 international industry fa
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were 12 years old from el salvador? >> that's correct. since i came to the united states, i live in maryland. i live in maryland for the last 10 years. i feel fully american. >> reporter: in november maryland voters will have a chance to change ricky's future. a ballot measure will determine whether illegal immigrants can or can not receive in-state tuition at state colleges. mary russell is with the maryland catholic conference. why should maryland allow kids who are here illegally receive taxpayer money for state tuition? >> well i think we need to look at these children as maryland taxpayers. >> reporter: in fact, in order to qualify for the program, students have to prove their parents filed taxes for three years. opponents say the measure encourages illegal immigration. >> it is just another part of the giveaway to noncitizens. >> reporter: opponents of this measure say you are a bad investment because you can't vote, you can't drive a car, and you can't work legally. what do you say to that? >> i'm also a taxpayer and, i would like to say that just want to become a doctor.